Tag: Yangon

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect
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Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Myanmar Tourist Police arrested a Sri Lankan man Thursday afternoon. The tourist from Sri Lanka is accused to have connections ... Read More

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces
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Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

A Biman Airlines’ Bombardier Dash-8 aircraft has skidded off the runway at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, losing its wings and ... Read More

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar launches “CoffeeBriques” program
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Hilton Hotels in Myanmar launches “CoffeeBriques” program

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

Hilton Hotels in Myanmar has launched a program that turns waste coffee grounds into “coffeeBriques” that can be used for ... Read More

Myanmar’s Thingyan water festival kicks off Saturday morning
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Myanmar’s Thingyan water festival kicks off Saturday morning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

Traditional Thingyan water festival has kicked off in Myanmar's regions and states in full swing. Yangon Region Chief Minister U ... Read More

Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia
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Marriott has a 2020 vision when it comes to expansion in Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

From the 15th Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia, Marriott International  today announced its continued expansion plans in Asia-Pacific with its 2020 vision -- an ... Read More

MICE travelers from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam to Thailand grow
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MICE travelers from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam to Thailand grow

editor editor- March 7, 2019

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) - Business is fine tuning its marketing strategy in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar ... Read More

PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
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PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 takes place in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India with 300 delegates ... Read More

New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening
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New Island Paradise Mergui Archipelago: Chic eco-resort opening

editor editor- February 13, 2019

A chic, back-to-nature resort. Awei Pila,  has opened recently in the remote tropical Mergui archipelago, off the coast of southern ... Read More

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation
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Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2019

There are growing links between India and Myanmar in tourism. Visiting Consul General of India Mr Nandan Singh Bhaisora ppointed ... Read More

Dusit International to operate Myanmar’s first ASAI-branded hotel in Yangon
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Dusit International to operate Myanmar’s first ASAI-branded hotel in Yangon

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

Thailand's hotel and property development company, Dusit International, has signed a hotel management agreement with Rich Mandalay Group of Co.,Ltd. ... Read More

PATA lines up speakers for Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference
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PATA lines up speakers for Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference

editor editor- January 8, 2019

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has gathered a diverse line-up of thought leaders, innovators and pioneers for the upcoming ... Read More

Sacred places: Many spiritual sites can be visited via cruise ship
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Sacred places: Many spiritual sites can be visited via cruise ship

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018

There are 100+ cruise itineraries that provide access to sacred places – worldwide sites of healing, guidance, and divine inspiration. ... Read More

Myanmar tourism enters a new era
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Myanmar tourism enters a new era

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 27, 2011

YANGON/BAGAN, Myanmar (eTN) - Experts have long predicted that Myanmar (ex Burma) would one day open up and turn into ... Read More

Changes are in the air in Myanmar
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Changes are in the air in Myanmar

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 22, 2011

PHNOM PENH (eTN) - Myanmar has long been considered as a pariah state due to its harsh military government and ... Read More

Vietnam Airlines commences 2nd direct route to Yangon
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Vietnam Airlines commences 2nd direct route to Yangon

editor editor- November 15, 2010

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam Airlenie's official announced Sunday that the carrier will launch a second direct route to Yangon next ... Read More

Bomb found near popular tourist market in Yongon
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Bomb found near popular tourist market in Yongon

editor editor- September 13, 2010

YANGON, Myanmar — Authorities in Myanmar found a bomb hidden near a popular tourist market in Yangon, state media reported ... Read More

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Myanmar’s renewed interest for international tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 21, 2010

With Yangon served out of Kuala Lumpur, low-cost carrier AirAsia completes its presence in all ASEAN countries from its main ... Read More

Good news for Chiang Mai
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Good news for Chiang Mai

editor editor- July 1, 2009

Air Mandalay will resume flights betwen Yangon and Chiang Mai, starting on August 2, 2009. The flights will be operated ... Read More

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